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Manthan Portal

Manthan Portal: It has been launched by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser for promoting collaboration between industry and the Scientific research and development ecosystem to meet India’s sustainability goals. Programmes: Knowledge Transfer, Interactive sessions, exhibitions on new innovations Platform is powered by NSEIT  subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Principal Scientific […]

Arth Ganga

Arth Ganga: Jal Shakti Ministry unveiled a new initiative under Arth Ganga (under Namami Gange Programme) Arth Ganga aims to promote economic activities along the Ganga River bank The new initiatives are: Jalaj initiative (Skill enhancement along with Ganga Conservation) Sahakar Bharati (sustainable economic development by public participation) ImAvatar (promotes livelihood opportunities) New course ‘River […]

Governing Council Meeting Of NITI Aayog

Governing Council Meeting Of NITI Aayog: The Prime Minister chaired the seventh meeting of the Governing Council (GC) of NITI Aayog. Key Agenda: Crop diversification and achieving self-sufficiency in pulses, oilseeds and other agri-commodities Implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) in school Education, Implementation of National Education Policy in higher education, and Urban governance. PM’s […]

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL)

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL): The Cabinet has approved the “Widening access of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) database to users, besides patent offices”. The opening up of the TKDL is also envisaged to inculcate thought and knowledge leadership through Bharatiya Gnana Parampara, under the New Education Policy 2020. The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library […]

Interest Subvention On Short Term Agriculture Loans

Interest Subvention On Short Term Agriculture Loans: The Union Cabinet has approved to restore Interest Subvention on short term agriculture loans to 1.5% for all financial institutions. Thus, Interest Subvention of 1.5% will be provided to lending institutions (Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Bank, Small Finance Banks, Regional Rural Banks, Cooperative Banks and Computerized PACS […]

Human-To-Animal Transmission Of Monkeypox

Human-To-Animal Transmission Of Monkeypox: The first case of human-to-animal transmission of monkeypox has been reported in a dog, according to research published in the medical journal The Lancet on August 10. Following the news, the United States public health agency, the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, has updated its prevention recommendations on infected […]

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